As the itch for the new growing season becomes almost unbearable, I'm reviewing last year's pictures. May.
Seedlings. New wire baskets with amaranth and coriander seedlings. And the lovely concertina shredded cardboard packaging the baskets came in - perfect for the compost bin.
A brassica seedling under protection.
Berries to be. I had contemplated pulling out the strawberries, as they only give a handful at a time and are a slug magnet. Better to support our Kent growers who always seem to have to discount enormously at the supermarket? But they look so lovely here. Blueberries. Originally I planted three varieties for successional, but this one bush has done best on London clay. I haven't been able to bring myself to add peat for the acid conditions preferred. Would have been handy to leave the labels on...
|Strawberries in flower|
|Blueberries in flower|
|Honesty - Lunaria annua|